All posts tagged "featured"

  • LR20140724_CHuttle2
    Huttle honored for saving Brickerville home

    Jeff Huttle was in the right place at the right time to make a big difference in a situation that could have proved disastrous for a Brickerville family last fall. For his efforts, Army National Guard first...

    • Posted August 13, 2014
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  • ER20140813_CLesSupermoon5231
    Supermoon river?

    Well, actually it’s the lake at the Middle Creek Waterfowl Project, but you get the point. Either way, this past Sunday there was a “Supermoon” in the sky for residents to enjoy. According to the Earthsky.org website,...

    • Posted August 13, 2014
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  • Dr. Lee Lausch (left) presents his friend and former colleague Tracy Ross with a Mickey Shuler signed Penn State jersey. Ross, a former coach and trainer at Cocalico, retired last year after 35 years at the school. Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Connected at the hip

    Tracy Ross and Dr. Lee Lausch have had a special relationship ever since Lausch’s days as a Jr. High football player at Cocalico in the late 70s. Ross, who in those days coached both football and track...

    • Posted August 13, 2014
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  • Spohn Ranch Skateparks’ design sketch for the planned skate park at the Ephrata Public Library. The “bowl” on the top left side is not budgeted in the first phase of the project but it could be added at a later date.
    Officials balance skate park designs, cost

    Ephrata Borough should soon have a design in place for its new skateboard park to be constructed at the Ephrata Public Library. Council had met recently with Jason Baldessari from Spohn Ranch Skateparks of Los Angeles and...

    • Posted August 6, 2014
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  • Members of the Ephrata contingent at L-L Football Media Day Tuesday included (left to right): Ryan Borchert, Evan Frees, Coach Scott Shelley, Randy Barrettt and Cordell Moyer.
    Positive signs at Ephrata for Year Three under Shelley?

    After going 2-18 the past two years, it’s easy to say that there is nowhere to go but up in Ephrata. But after listening to the Mountaineer contingent on hand at the annual L-L Media Day Tuesday...

    • Posted August 6, 2014
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  • Bryan
    Dems gear up for November

    Local Democratic candidates running in the November election met last week at the Eicher Arts Center in Ephrata. The event was officially a fund-raiser for Bryan Sanguinito who is running for the 99th House seat that opened...

    • Posted August 6, 2014
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  • Cocalico players pose with Head Coach Dave Gingrich (back) during Tuesday’s L-L Football Media Day. They include (left to right): Jake Keifer, John Fry and Devon Delpiano.
    Eagle seniors seek to carve out own niche

    In regard to Cocalico, if there is anything to be taken away from Tuesday’s L-L Football Media Day, it is that this year Eagle seniors are determined to carve their own niche. Fresh off an 11-2 season...

    • Posted August 6, 2014
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  • !!!Old Mac
    ‘Old’ McDonald’s farms out workers

    Expect to see familiar workers when the new Ephrata Marketplace McDonald’s opens in two weeks. The burned out Cloister Shopping Center McDonald’s will be rebuilt and redesigned.  Employees from the burned out McDonald’s restaurant at the Cloister...

    • Posted August 6, 2014
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  • The nearly completed, 70-seat McDonald’s restaurant in the Ephrata Marketplace at 854 E. Main St.
    Ephrata’s busy business landscape

    Today’s frontpage provides evidence that the Ephrata-area business landscape is changing at a great pace. As does Google Earth’s satellite map of Main Street, which can’t keep pace with the changes. Missing is the nearly completed, 70-seat...

    • Posted July 30, 2014
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  • !!!Saint B
    ‘Can’onizing Saint Boniface

    The craft brewer’s ambitious expansion includes a canning line. But don’t expect TVs. Saint Boniface Craft Brewery Co. is expanding brew capacity, production, distribution and the size of its brew pub at 1701 W. Main St. in...

    • Posted July 30, 2014
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